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We ate, we met, we celebrated

On Tuesday May 5, 2015, the members of Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative got together for our Annual General Meeting. As we usually do, we celebrated with food and socializing before the business part of the evening. Former director Jacqueline Huddleston … Continue reading

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Come out for Skookum’s ‘Cinco de Mayo’ AGM on Tuesday May 5, 2015

It’s Skookum’s sixth Annual General Meeting and we’re making it one to remember. Mark your calendars now so you won’t forget! TUESDAY, MAY 5 (cinco de mayo), at the United Church (Trinity Hall) at the corner of Michigan & Duncan, kitty-corner from … Continue reading

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Skookum Members’ Autumn Social: Potluck on October 19 at Sycamore Commons

Members are invited to gather at the upcoming Skookum social on Sunday, October 19 from 4:00 – 6:00. Held in conjunction with the Sycamore Commons Project, the social will be at: Sycamore Commons Gardens on the grounds of St. David … Continue reading

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Gleaners gotta glean!

Skookum Gleaners is up and running for summer 2014. So far we’ve sent teams of pickers out to pick cherries three times, apples twice, and plums once. Here are a few photos from the recent pick of gorgeous yellow plums … Continue reading

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Get involved with Skookum Gleaners

To everyone in and around Powell River, Skookum is getting the Skookum Gleaners project up and running again for the summer of 2014. The purpose of this project is to pick, preserve, and share as much fruit (and nuts) as … Continue reading

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Skookum Gleaners is back!

Back in 2010 and 2011, the newly-formed Skookum took on management and support of the Skookum Gleaners project, which had formerly been known as the Powell River Fruit Tree Project. Member Anne Michaels was the coordinator, and we put together … Continue reading

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Out with the old board and in with the new one

On May 13, 2014, Skookum held its Annual General Meeting in Trinity Hall at the Powell River United Church. Once again, we started with a potluck accompanied by a couple of fabulous main courses prepared by member Jacqueline Huddleston. As … Continue reading

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative is holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 2, starting at 7:00 PM, in Trinity Hall at the Powell River United Church, located at 6932 Crofton St., Powell River, BC (at the corner of Michigan … Continue reading

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Appreciating Participation

Powell River Dollars have come into our community. This exciting initiative is, in my view, a welcome addition to our local economy offering diversity and adding another piece to the foundation of a sustainable community. My thanks to the PR Money Society … Continue reading

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The joys of helping with The Abundant Pantry

By Christine Dudgeon In September I helped at The Abundant Pantry pickup day. I arrived at 1:00 PM to help sort the stack of cases and bags into separate piles of each member’s order. I wasn’t doing it alone, Zoe … Continue reading

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